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Check Your Hours

The operator license renewal deadline is June 30th each year. We have the info on how many hours you need to renew your license and the process required for operator certification / re-certification .

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The IFA sponsored LITAP Program for Small Public Water Systems is Now Open! Learn about the Lead Inventory Technical Assistance Program before it's too late. Deadline for PWS service line submissions is 10/16/2024.

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Legislative Updates

The Indiana General Assembly is slated to tackle a variety of issues during the 2024 Legislative Session. We have information on the key pieces of legislation that could affect the water / wastewater industry.

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Whether you're job hunting, looking for someone to fill a position at your utility or trying to sell used equipment, our Classified ads are the place to go.  This service is FREE to Alliance members.

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Our nationally recognized training program was developed in response to the industry's need to train the next generation of skilled workers and standardize training across the state of Indiana. 

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Products & Services Portfolio 

Through the power of association we have brought together this unique products & services portfolio specifically designed to meet the needs of rural utilities. 

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Alliance Conferences & Expos are THE industry events to attend.  With conferences featuring an exhibit hall and technical training sessions and Expos featuring hands-on training, each event draws hundreds of rural water professionals who are decision makers for their utilities. 

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We invite you to join our statewide partnership of rural water and wastewater professionals.  Through the power of association our grassroots efforts work to ensure that Indiana's citizens continue to have safe drinking water and a clean environment.

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We train over 2,000 water & wastewater professionals every year, including operations specialists, managers, board members, and office staff.  Our Training Specialists provide instruction for every aspect of utility operation, management, finance, governance and sustainability.

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About Us

Welcome to the Alliance


The Alliance of Indiana Rural Water is a non-profit membership association of over 1,000 water and wastewater systems and related professionals and is Indiana's ONLY representative to the National Rural Water Association. NRWA is the nation's largest utility association with 31,000 members. Our affiliation with NRWA provides the only cohesive voice representing water and wastewater systems, together leading the way in rural water legislation.

Our Services
  • Technical Assistance
  • Apprenticeship
  • GIS Mapping
  • WHP - Phase II

Alliance of Indiana Rural Water provides training and technical assistance to small and rural water and wastewater utilities throughout the state of Indiana. Our highly experienced field personnel can assist with:

  • Leak detection / water audits
  • Line location
  • Lab assistance / plant troubleshooting
  • Emergency Response Plans / Vulnerability Assessments
  • Energy Efficiency Assessments
  • Consumer Confidence Reports
  • Assistance in response to natural disasters and other emergencies

The list of critical services our Circuit Riders provide encompasses all aspects of operating and managing water and wastewater systems.

Our nationally recognized training program was developed in response to the industry’s need to train the next generation of skilled workers and standardize training across the state of Indiana.

  • Earn While You Learn
  • Make A Real Difference In The Community
  • Gain Practical Skills You Can Take Anywhere
  • Train Alongside An Experienced Technician (2 year program)

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The Alliance offers GIS field verification services including:

  • GPS location of assets
  • Digital picture of assets
  • Set-up & management of data attributes matrix
  • Notes, description, condition of assets & description of area if remote
  • Conversion of field collected GPS data to GIS system
  • Annual updates

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The Wellhead Protection Plan (WHPP) Phase II update modifies the original Phase I plan to reflect changes or steps taken to implement the plan since the original approval. The Alliance's Source Water Professionals are available to assist with;

  • Monitoring deadlines
  • Phase II Guidance
  • Implementation Resources
  • Implementation Funding

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